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Cost of Living Comparison Between Norway and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 41.73% lower than in Norway
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 39.08% lower than in Norway
Rent Prices in United States are 32.30% lower than in Norway
Restaurant Prices in United States are 56.56% lower than in Norway
Groceries Prices in United States are 32.76% lower than in Norway
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 39.96% higher than in Norway

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  Norway  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr     67.07 kr      -55.29 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr     301.80 kr      -62.28 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 98.00 kr     43.59 kr      -55.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 70.00 kr     23.47 kr      -66.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 70.00 kr     33.53 kr      -52.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 34.84 kr     24.68 kr      -29.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 25.80 kr     10.85 kr      -57.93 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 22.64 kr     8.67 kr      -61.71 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 14.74 kr     6.78 kr      -53.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 23.70 kr     16.29 kr      -31.28 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 21.41 kr     20.45 kr      -4.46 %
Eggs (12) 31.29 kr     15.54 kr      -50.33 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 88.39 kr     63.98 kr      -27.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 107.60 kr     52.39 kr      -51.30 %
Apples (1kg) 22.45 kr     25.65 kr      +14.23 %
Oranges (1kg) 22.15 kr     25.23 kr      +13.92 %
Tomato (1kg) 27.88 kr     25.74 kr      -7.68 %
Potato (1kg) 15.35 kr     16.13 kr      +5.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 17.13 kr     10.55 kr      -38.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.99 kr     11.87 kr      -43.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 122.50 kr     80.48 kr      -34.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.46 kr     15.46 kr      -45.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 31.71 kr     22.17 kr      -30.08 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 94.00 kr     40.24 kr      -57.19 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 kr     13.41 kr      -61.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 650.00 kr     462.76 kr      -28.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 65.00 kr     20.12 kr      -69.05 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 14.71 kr     10.42 kr      -29.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 450.00 kr     201.20 kr      -55.29 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 14.95 kr     6.41 kr      -57.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 kr     140,838.60 kr      -45.83 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,792.33 kr     1,074.31 kr      -40.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 kr     1.06 kr      +10.32 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 311.68 kr     315.86 kr      +1.34 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 445.28 kr     264.91 kr      -40.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 217.32 kr     119.85 kr      -44.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 kr     67.07 kr      -39.03 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 839.31 kr     275.59 kr      -67.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 446.97 kr     240.65 kr      -46.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 966.14 kr     517.50 kr      -46.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 1,107.82 kr     567.78 kr      -48.75 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,863.58 kr     6,886.38 kr      -30.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,726.19 kr     5,190.20 kr      -32.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,394.92 kr     11,634.41 kr      -33.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,116.98 kr     8,768.16 kr      -33.15 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 45,396.88 kr     12,767.57 kr      -71.88 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 33,114.63 kr     8,437.52 kr      -74.52 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 26,038.91 kr     22,202.88 kr      -14.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.71     4.21      +13.49 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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